The "Liquid Gold" project travels overseas with a group of North Dakotans and Minnesotans as they go back to the cradle of Western Civilization to learn life-changing lessons about slowing down, eating for pleasure and connecting with others. And it all started with a simple bottle of olive oil. Find the five news articles in the project and watch the documentary below.
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Part 1 - A bridge between the Midwest and Greece began with a Moorhead man and a little bottle of Olive oil
A bite of salad with a delicious olive oil was soulful and life-changing for Peter Schultz. And it started something that continues today.
While Thomas Jefferson's mission to bring "liquid gold" to colonial America failed, 250 years later, American foodies are following his lead.
Part 3 - You think that beer guy is 'the most interesting man in the world'? Time to meet Eugene Ladopoulos
Eugene Ladopoulos is a former economic advisor who traded in his business suit for a quieter life as an olive farmer. But his passion project is now touching countless lives in the American Midwest.
Part 4 - It's all Greek to me, or it should be when it comes to Mediterranean diet's health benefits
No counting carbs, no obsessing over weight: Some American tourists see that eating like the Greeks is not only more fun, but possibly better for your health, in the fourth installment of our "Liquid Gold" series.
In the fifth and final installment of our "Liquid Gold" series, we explore how a friendship between the two became the blueprint for changing the world through food.
About Tracy Briggs
Tracy Briggs is a News, Lifestyle and History reporter with Forum Communications with more than 30 years of experience. Read more in-depth reporting, features and columns by Tracy Briggs.